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House Passes Tax Reform Bill

Nov 17, 2017 (WASHINGTON) The House passed the tax reform package with 13 Republicans joining Democrats. The vote was 227-205 without any Democrat crossing over. This was an easy bill to pass for the Republican House. 698 more words

What Happens in DC, Stays in DC

I think you folks back home can appreciate the need to protect the Nation’s Secrets in the Nation’s Capitol Building. The hard working taxpayers should not be burdened with the scandals in the Swamp including Congressmen chasing Interns through offices and around the hallowed statues of Segregationists like Robert Byrd and J. 380 more words

The most important questions Jeff Sessions couldn't answer during his House testimony

US attorney general Jeff Sessions was grilled in front of Congress today (Nov. 14) about everything from wiretapping to Donald Trump’s pardoning power to Sessions’ knowledge of communications between Trump campaign members and Russia. 573 more words

US House Passes ‘Harshest Ever’ North Korea Sanctions – News From Antiwar.com

Kim Jong-un  and his generals won’t be the ones eating tree bark.

http://news.antiwar.com/2017/10/25/us-house-passes-harshest-ever-north-korea-sanctions/

In a 415-2 vote, the House of Representatives has passed the “Otto Warmbier Act,” a new round of sanctions against North Korea described as the “harshest ever” in US history. 230 more words

The US Supreme Court gerrymandering case

I do not have time to dissect the arguments before the US Supreme Court in the case concerning the permissibility of the partisan gerrymander in Wisconsin. 59 more words

Plurality (FPTP, Etc.)

U.S. Agribusiness lobbying hard for return of horse slaughter

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Meat peddlers in the U.S. are happy. Why? In a word. China.

While trying to put together some statistics on U.S. meat production and consumption during Meat Out for Mustangs, a meat man made this remark to… 712 more words

Horse Slaughter

Republican Handel Wins Georgia House Seat In Key Contest

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia, avoiding an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. 797 more words